Standard Bible Encyclopedia. IVY
It was of ivy
or of pine that the "corruptible
crown" of the famous Isthmian games was made (1 Corinthians 9:25). J. Hutchison. .../i/ivy.htm - 7k
... had been introduced into Egypt, perhaps by the Ptolemies, and Ptolemy Philopator
(222-204 BC) had branded the Jews there with his emblem, the sign of the ivy. ...
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Ivvah (3 Occurrences)
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Gourd (4 Occurrences)
... of Gourde. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. GOURD. gord, goord (qiqayon): The Vulgate
(Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 AD) has hedera ("ivy"), which is impossible ...
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Iyar. << Ivy, Iyar. Iye >>. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia IYAR.
e-yar'. See IYYAR. << Ivy, Iyar. Iye >>. Reference Bible.
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Forehead (23 Occurrences)
... In 3 Maccabees 2:29 we read that Ptolemy IV Philopator branded some Jews with the
sign of an ivy leaf, marking them as devotees of Bacchus-Dionysos. ...
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Thorns (56 Occurrences)
... Its spines are small and sharp, its branches soft, round and pliable, and the leaves
look like ivy, with a dark, shiny green color, making them therefore very ...
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Root (54 Occurrences)
... A true root, however, may never reach the ground, but may be attached to a wall,
etc., as in the ivy, or may hang loosely in the air, as in some epiphytic ...
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... Ptolemy Philopator branded the Jews with an ivy-leaf (3 Maccabees 2:29),
which was sacred to Dionysus. See also BACCHUS. JE Harry. ...
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Bush (14 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung
out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and ...
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